ORS 163.525¹

(1) A person commits the crime of incest if the person marries or engages in sexual intercourse or oral or anal sexual intercourse with a person whom the person knows to be related to the person, either legitimately or illegitimately, as an ancestor, descendant or brother or sister of either the whole or half blood.

(2) Incest is a Class C felony. [1971 c.743 §172; 2017 c.318 §12]

Notes of Decisions

This sec­tion is applicable to stepfather who has sexual intercourse with stepdaughter over age of 18. State v. Buck, 92 Or App 130, 757 P2d 861 (1988), Sup Ct review denied

This sec­tion is not unconstitu­tionally vague or overbroad and does not deny defendant equal protec­tion. State v. Buck, 92 Or App 130, 757 P2d 861 (1988), Sup Ct review denied

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 435, 513 (1972)

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 428 (1972)

Chapter 163

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 163—Offenses Against Persons, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors163.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 163, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano163.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information